Soccer Giants Collide: Barcelona and Manchester City Face-Off in Orlando

On July 30, 2024, Orlando’s Camping World Stadium is set to come alive with one of the most anticipated matches in recent soccer history. In an electrifying clash, FC Barcelona and Manchester City will face off as part of the exhilarating Soccer Champions Tour in collaboration with the FC Series. This epic showdown promises to be a spectacular display of skill and sportsmanship, as these two global soccer giants meet for their 7th head-to-head encounter.

For those eager to secure their spot in this not-to-be-missed event, exclusive pre-sale tickets launch on March 26, with general sales kicking off the very next day, March 27. Fans can sign up at or to grab this golden opportunity.

The Orlando match marks the first time these teams will battle it out at Camping World Stadium, adding a historic dimension to their fierce rivalry. Barcelona currently leads the series 5-1, with Manchester City claiming victory in their most recent meeting in November 2016.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings expressed his excitement, welcoming both teams to the city. “This summer’s match between Barcelona and Manchester City will be a world-class sports spectacle. Our community is buzzing with anticipation for what is sure to be a memorable clash.”

The Soccer Champions Tour, a brainchild of global investment firm Sixth Street, is designed to bring top-tier sports franchises to fans worldwide. Partnering with Legends, they’re setting the stage for marquee matchups and unforgettable in-game experiences.

Joe Carr, CEO of Soccer Champions Tour, shared his enthusiasm about returning this summer with captivating matchups. “Fans in the U.S. are in for a treat as they witness the beautiful game played at its highest level.”

The Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan also shared his pride in hosting such a prestigious match, inviting fans globally to experience the excitement firsthand.

In addition to this Orlando face-off, Manchester City will also take on AC Milan on July 27 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. A full schedule of Manchester City matches and partner events is available at

Supporters and teams are set to enjoy a week filled with thrills at Universal Orlando Resort’s theme parks and resorts, promising an unforgettable soccer fest.

This summer, Orlando becomes the heart of international soccer, offering a match that’s more than just a game – it’s a celebration of sport at its finest.

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